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What sucks most about it is I’m still pretty new in my Accounting career but I have big ambitions and no family and very little friend support. First generation college grad and sinc… more
This week I’ve been trying to put myself out there and make more friends in the Accounting industry professionally for both personal and networking reasons. It’s been pretty hard since although I’m ge… more
Anyone just quit their job for their mental health? Yes, i know it's not wise, but i feel its what i need to do right now
I have been lying to myself since I can remember, that loneliness is not that bad. Yes, I can be strong and all... but I am so tired of being strong. I have a family to take care off and I feel like a failure i… more
I’m offering a free webinar on mental health through a CalCPA committee on August 24th. You can learn more about the event and register here. https://estowemanagement.com/conscious-public-accountants/… more
Does anyone have a favorite book or podcast for setting a morning routine? My motivation and productivity lately is at an all time low and I am hopeful that changing my morning routine will help.
Anyone else here not relate to their mom/dad in any way, shape, or form whatsoever? I’m a person that loves laughing, but my mom has very little sense of humor. She grew up in a different country and … more
Any tips for recovering from burnout when taking a month off or sabbatical isn’t an option? I burn out during busy season every year but normally recover after a month or so. This year I’m totally gon… more
May is mental health awareness month- a time to bring our voices together to raise awareness and advocate. In the spirit of this endeavor, I shared my most significant mental health learning in the pa… more
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I just hit a wall. Worked 80 hours last week and probably will this week. I just got word that my team that I’m rolling onto after I file next Wednesday wants me to start on Thursday right after filin… more
My immediate family, extended family, and my in laws all see me as some hero/strong leader. I don’t want to be one. I hate being the center of attention, because it gives me extreme anxiety. I ignore in the moment but eventu… more
I’m in a tricky situation that affects my mental health. I’m in a long distance relationship because I wasn’t happy in the country where I got my diploma and felt trapped. I moved to the US for better… more
Hello, has anyone done a mental health challenge program? I am thinking of starting 75hard. Also open to other ideas
Does anybody use any mental health journals (digital or hardcopy)? If so, any recommendations? I’m trying to work on anxiety and slight depression/body dysmorphia. Thanks!
🎄How do you plan to recharge over the holiday? Are you taking time off? Do you plan to reset or rest at all before the New Year?
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Given that I WFH and have a pretty stressful job, my mental health has been suffering alot. I am always tired, and craving junk food. I am also super moody and an emotional roller coaster. I start fig… more
I came across this HBR article that blew my mind. 🤯 “I really became a robot,” a manager at an accounting firm explained. She and her colleagues worked extraordinarily long hours, but, she said, ‘I thoug… more
Wrapping up 2021...
Do you have any reflections on this year? Biggest takeaways? How will you close it out?
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How are you protecting your mental health this holiday season? I've resolved to avoid all awkward questions at Christmas, make sure I sleep as much as possible, and commit to not checking email or… more
Anyone use online/app based therapy platforms like BetterHelp, cerebral,etc? How do they compare to live therapy sessions and is it helpful?
It's that time...🦃
What's one thing you're grateful for in your life or career at the moment?
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Has anyone actually been successful giving up caffeine or limiting to manage anxiety? I notice a difference when I don't drink coffee but also feel I'm reliant on it. I know this is true of al… more
Do people keep "morning rituals"? I always hear this from peak performers, top CEOs, etc. They have non-negotiable things they do every morning before they'll even touch work. Some are c… more
I feel like a struggle with “Black and White” thinking where if someone does something that makes me really upset, they became ‘bad’ in my eyes for a while. I.e at work, if we are in a super stressful… more
How do you stay focused at work? I know someone else posted in here about adult ADHD, wondering if anyone has any tips?
Do you have friends and family you can share your mental health struggles/journey with? Or do you mostly keep it private/with your therapist?
What causes you the most stress and angst? This article from the legal profession got me curious about what impacts accounting professionals. I also wonder why we don’t have similar surveys. I’d appr… more
Anyone else see a huge mental decline between now and a few months ago? Is it just seasonal? I’ve been really struggling in these past 4-5 weeks
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Mental health influences one's ability to work productively and cope with the stresses of daily living. Join this webinar to learn practical strategies and ready-to-use tools to incorporate mental he… more
I went to go see Dear Evan Hansen with my young teen daughter last weekend. Going in i had no idea what it was about. Holy crap. That movie absolutely kicked my ass and dredged up so many horrible … more
I've realized that one of my major stressors is financial. While I am making more than some of my peers, I know that by comparison with colleagues I am making less. I know it's not the best to… more
Do you feel like there are accounting/consulting specific mental health concerns that other people don't really understand? WLB for example